Wale News

  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: July 5-11
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. 
  • Cover of Wale Talks Jay-Z, Nas & Kanye Comparisons With Himself, J. Cole & Kendrick Lamar, Speaks On Lil Snupe
    Wale was praised by Jay-Z yesterday during his Breakfast Club Interview, when Hov named Wale as a rapper who would still be around in ten years from now. Wale seems to be of a similar opinion as Jay, whose label Roc Nation manages Wale.
  • Cover of J. Cole Tops Charts, "Yeezus" Sits At Number Three
    After 3 weeks of battling with Kanye West, and later Wale, J. Cole's Born Sinner has topped the Billboard charts. Reportedly moving 55,000 units, Cole's album dropped 33% from last week but still edged out its competitors.
  • Cover of Wale Announces New Track With J. Cole, Dropping Tomorrow
    Wale's The Gifted and J. Cole's Born Sinner were officially the top selling albums of last week. Now, it seems the two emcees have teamed up for a new track, which is apparently dropping tomorrow. Wale made the announcement on Twitter moments ago.
  • Cover of Charts Don't Lie: July 7
    This week on Charts Don't Lie we have one new entry, and that's Wale with The Gifted. Wale is an interesting rapper to consider, because there's no denying people love to hate on him.
  • Cover of Wale Breaks Down "The Gifted," Says He Didn't Expect Rihanna To Do "Bad (Remix)"
    Wale's new album The Gifted is doing very well, debuting at number one last week. While the album is chock full of singles, the DC rapper has explained that their is a dense thematic arc to the project. He broke down some of the tracks with Billboard, including the remix to his single "Bad" with Rihanna.
  • Cover of First Week Album Sales For Wale's "The Gifted"
     As Wale's new album, The Gifted, wraps up its first week on store shelves, the official numbers for its first week sales have been revealed.
  • Cover of First Week Sales Projections For Wale's "The Gifted"
     With Wale's new album, The Gifted, hitting store shelves yesterday, its no surprise that the early first week projections are already being made.
  • Cover of Wale Addresses Old Tweets From Rappers Hating On Him
    Wale gets a lot of hate. Whether it's for his music, or his attitude, the rapper is often catching flack for something. In an unfortunate coincidence, the same week he dropped his new album, a bunch of pre-fame tweets from various rappers surfaced, and Wale was a common target.
  • Cover of Review: Wale's "The Gifted"
    Wale may be a victim of bad timing. While most rap fans were in their glory last week with the release of albums from Kanye West, J. Cole and Mac Miller, others are feverishly looking forward to Jay-Z’s Magna Carta Holy Grail, which is dropping on Independence Day.
  • Cover of Pre-Fame Tweets Of Rappers Dissing One Another Surface
    Twitter user @SargeWP had the brilliant idea of going back in rappers' timelines to find incriminating tweets from their days before fame. Let's just say it's even worse than you could have imagined.
  • Cover of Wale Covers The Washington Post, Talks Fame, Anxiety, Technology & "The Gifted"
    An image of MMG emcee Wale can be seen on the front page of today's edition of The Washington Post alongside an in-depth interview.
  • Cover of BTS Photos: Video Shoot For Wale, Nicki Minaj, & Juicy J's "Clappers"
     After just premiering his new record on Tuesday, Wale looks to have already shot the music video for his Nicki Minaj and Juicy J-featured cut "Clappers". And surfacing the web tonight are new photos from the set.
  • Cover of Wale "Gifted Heatseeker" Contest Winners Announced!
    Submissions have been pouring in from Washington, New York and Philly since we first announced our "Gifted Heatseeker" contest 2 weeks ago. The voting is now closed, and the winners have been selected!
  • Cover of Stream Wale's Album "The Gifted" In Its Entirety
     Even though the official release date is seven days away, Wale is giving fans the chance to stream his upcoming album, The Gifted, in its entirety.
  • Cover of Jay-Z Says There's "New Rules" While Acknowledging Wale, J. Cole & Kanye West On Twitter
    This Sunday Jay-Z shook up the rap game when it was announced he'd been releasing a new album, Magna Carta Holy Grail, in around two weeks, but first releasing it for Samsung Galaxy users for free on July 4th. The rap game is definitely changing, with Hov and Kanye West's minimal album promo a testament to it. 
  • Cover of Wale Reveals Single Art For "Clappers" With Juicy J & Nicki Minaj
    Wale's new album, The Gifted, is stacked with features. The MMG rapper delivered "Rotation" off the LP with 2 Chainz and Wiz Khalifa yesterday, and he's gearing up for yet another big featured-single to drop, "Clappers."
  • Cover of Wale Launches New Accessories Line "WRKNG TITLE"
    Wale is known for his love of sneakers, but he also has an affinity for another kind of apparel, beanies. He's often spotted with a beanie, or some form of hat, on his dreads, and now he's venturing into fashion with his very own accessories line, "WRKNG TITLE."
  • Cover of Lyrics Of The Week: May 31 - June 6
    There's quite a bit of repetition in the game these days, and specific lyrics tend to get overlooked. This is an opportunity to take a closer listen and really consider what these artists have to say. We encourage your opinions. 
  • Cover of Rick Ross Discusses How Collabos Came Together For "Self Made Vol. 3"
    Last summer Rick Ross and MMG dropped one of the best collaborative projects of the year with Self Made Vol. 2, which was just one of many big-selling albums for the Maybach crew.  Speaking about their next collabo effort, Self Made Vol.
  • Cover of Tracklist Revealed  For Wale's "The Gifted" [Update: Features Revealed]
     After just delivering his new single earlier titled "Love Hate Thing", Wale gives us a look at the tracklist for his upcoming album The Gifted.
  • Cover of Wale Talks On J. Cole's Album Date Change & Why He Didn't Follow Suit
    Wale is dropping his upcoming album, The Gifted, on June 25th, a date which his friend and past collaborator, J. Cole, had previously picked out but decided to jump a week earlier.
  • Cover of Cover Art Revealed For Wale's "The Gifted"
    Wale is prepping the release of his upcoming album, The Gifted, and today he revealed the cover art. The MMG rapper's album is set to arrive this summer, on June 25th. This will be Wale's third studio effort. 
  • Cover of Wale Discusses Inspiration For "The Gifted," His Love Of The 90s & Explains Album Title
    Following Wale's announcement of his third album title and release date, the MMG rapper has popped up for several interviews. His most recent was in New York with Power 105's The Breakfast Club. Wale chopped it up with the crew about his beef with the Toronto Raptors T.V.
  • Cover of Wale Confidently Discusses Upcoming LP "The Gifted"
    In a recent interview with RapFix Live, Wale soberly discussed the potential impact of his next studio album, as well as his new approach to promotion and music in general: "I've done everything I could do, I've said everything I could say.
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